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Oman Announces Eid Al Adha Public Holidays Dates

Source: Times of Oman (Muscat)
Posted on Friday, December 5, 2008

In 2 separate announcements, Oman has announced the dates of the upcoming Eid Al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holidays for the public sector and for the private sector.

Oman's minister of Diwan of the Royal Court and Chairman of the Civil Service Council, Sayyid Ali bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, announced that the upcoming Eid Al Adha public holidays for Oman's ministries, public authorities and other state administrative apparatuses, will stretch from Monday, December 8, to Saturday, December 13, 2008, inclusively.

In a separate announcement, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al Bakri, Oman's minister of manpower, announced that private sector companies and establishments would close for the Eid Al Adha public holidays, from Monday, December 8, until Thursday, December 11, 2008. But, noting that Friday is the weekly day off for the private sector in Oman, he went on to clarify that the private sector workers would get back to work on Saturday, December 13, 2008, only.

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